Lee Oestreich, of Mora, passed away on Saturday, February 28, 2009 at the Villa Health Care Center in Mora. He was 88 years old.
A FUNERAL SERVICE will be held at 1 pm on Thursday, March 5, 2009 at the Zion Lutheran Church of Mora with Rev. Coop presiding. VISITATION will be 2 hours prior to the service at the Church. INTERMENT will be in the Brook Park Cemetery.
Lee Fred Oestreich of Mora, Mn passed away on Feb 28, 2009 at Villa Health Care Center in Mora. He was 88 years old.
Lee was born on Oct 3, 1920 in Willmar, Minnesota an only child of Etta and Albert Oestreich. He attended school in Willmar and graduated in 1939. After high school he farmed with his father (Albert) until his marriage in 1945 to Ruth Eleanor Boe. He continued to farm by Pennock, Mn until 1954 when his family moved to the Quamba, Mn area where he continued to farm and work at the Land O Lakes Feed Mill until he retired. After retirement Lee and his wife Ruth moved back to Willmar for several years, and then they moved back to the Mora area to be closer to their children. He was a wonderful husband and father, taking care of Ruth until she passed away in 2000. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
His hobbies were hunting and fishing and wood carving.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Ruth, son Mike, and daughter Patricia.
He is survived by sons; Herman (Lois) of Braham, Kenneth (Sheryl) of Fridley, Jim (Cheryl) of Finalyson, and Joe of Mora; daughters; LaVonne (Gary) Hogstad of Blaine, Kathleen Keath of Blaine, Sue (John) Jamerino of Ham Lake, daughter in law Janice Oestreich of Mora. He is also survived by 9 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren and1 great, great grandson.
A Funeral Service will be held at 1:00 pm on Thursday, March 5, 2009 at the Zion Lutheran Church of Mora with Rev. Greggory Coop presiding. Visitation will be held 2 hours prior to the service at the church. Interment will be in the Brook Park Cemetery.